Alder Shirtdress

  • Lexi's Tie Front Alder Shirt

    After planning out her 2019 Summer Style Inspiration Pinterest board, Lexi got down to work on bringing her seasonal wardrobe to life. She made th...
  • The Alder as a Tunic or Shirt

    Around this time of year we get a lot of emails enquiring how to convert the Archer into a sleeveless shirt. We have a tutorial here but one thing...
  • Archer + Alder Variation

    Today I have for you the long awaited Archer + Alder variation! I was hoping to get some photos of it on but the weather here in Chicago has not b...
  • Alder V-Neck Variation

    Today I'll be showing you how to convert the neckline of the Alder Shirtdress from a collared button up in to a collarless v-neck. For this variat...
  • French Seams on Right Angles

    I've gotten a lot of questions about how to work French seams on the waistline seam of the Alder Shirtdress. Here's a little tutorial to show you ...
  • Alder Sew Along: Alder as a Shirt

    Today I wanted to show you guys how easy it is to turn the Alder Shirtdress into an Alder Shirt! I'm showing View B here but you can do the same t...
  • Alder Variation 01: Band Collar

    Note 05.31.19: We periodically go back through our posts to make updates. In 2014, we created a variation of our Alder Shirtdress pattern and gave ...
  • Alder Sew Along Day 13: Buttons and Buttonholes

    Today is the last step in the Alder Sew Along, aside from variations. Start by laying the right button band out flat. You'll be inserting the butt...
  • Alder Sew Along Day 12: Hem

    Today's a quick post...the hem. Before you begin, line up the front button bands of your dress to make sure they both ended up the same length and...
  • Alder Sew Along Day 11: Armhole Binding

    Today in the Alder Sew Along we're binding armholes. To follow along click below! Begin by sewing the two ends of each bias armhole strip togethe...
  • Alder Sew Along Day 10: Attaching the Collar

    Today we'll be assembling and attaching the collar. This post is extremely photo heavy, about 32 photos, so if you're here for the sew along, clic...
  • Alder Sew Along Day 09: Side Seams and Skirts

    Today we're going to be sewing together the side seams & skirts of both View A & View B. We'll start with view A because that's the easier...